A hot sunny day of hiking on Cornice Ridge! Bear Grass was in full bloom up and down the slopes, along with patches of Beardtongue and Asters. 21 more words
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We started off the morning with a brief little excursion to Lake Louise, which is impressively close to the campgrounds.
The most amusing experience of our morning was when I noticed a half-empty cup of coffee sitting on the edge of the sidewalk which ran around the lake. 1,006 more words
A B.C. conservation officer was attacked and injured by a cougar in the Kootenay region Tuesday evening.
At around 7 p.m., the officer responded to a complaint of a cougar trying to sneak into the window of a house in the community of Salmo, south of Nelson. 264 more words
Days three and four. We packed up at Helmet Falls and started up the steep climb to a low shoulder below Limestone Peak. I had taken time at the first day’s lunch stop to rearrange my pack a bit and managed to partly correct the thirty degree list to starboard. 1,264 more words